Ep 5 - Swifts

In Your Nature

Monday, 17 July 2023 - 41 minutes

In Your Nature returns with its first episode (of 6) planned for this summer season. This week we are chatting about Swifts, a bird species that has captivated the imagination of many and it's clear that hosts Ricky Whelan and Niall Hatch are also smitten with this charismatic urbanite.

The chat explores the Swifts unique ecology, the threats they face and some solutions to these the problems are offered.

Species of the week is the humble House Sparrow.

This podcast is made in partnership with Heritage Offices of Laois and Offaly County Councils with the support of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, the National Biodiversity Action Plan, and the Heritage Council

This podcast is edited by Ann-Marie Kelly

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